Amitai Schlair is a seasoned software developer and leader of people, projects, and products who: * Reliably identiﬁes real problems,&nb... Read More
Product Manager, Team Lead, Senior Developer at Morgan Stanley
New York, NY 10019
Designed and implemented firmwide user-facing tools to manage application security contexts. Converted coworkers and code to Test-Driven Development, resulting in markedly increased velocity and quality. Repaired relationship with operations team. Converted management and projects to Scrum-style scheduling, yielding drastic improvements to design and planning. Armed with TDD and a backlog, delivered high-risk, hard-stop seven-month project on deadline. Presented a series of original talks on Agile topics to interested developers and managers.
Consultant at Katzenbach Partners
New York, NY 10016
May 2006-August 2007
Introduced TDD. Harmonized development and operations teams. Improved internal documentation. Selected tools for mining client data.
Manager at Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106
January 2003-September 2004
Grew Premium Support from pilot project to highly regarded team, then instigated its spinoff as the profit center of an independent corporation. Responsible for sales, hiring, training, performance management, client relations, escalations.